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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,850
United States Rank #5,641
Reach 0.0630%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 47.18 days
626.42 days >
Average installed length: 329.14 days


8.2.3 53.06%
8.2.2 10.14%
8.2.1 2.50%
8.2.0 9.02%
8.1.0 8.62%
8.0.2 5.39%
8.0.1 4.03%
8.0.0 7.25%

SnagIt 8


SnagIt 8 is a program developed by TechSmith. The most used version is 8.2.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is snagit32.exe. The software installer includes 90 files and is usually about 26.4 MB (27,686,155 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 56% of users of SnagIt 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.techsmith.com
Help link: support.techsmith.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B6F0BE9B-41D7-45A2-9A76-D3DB1A89EC6A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SnagIt 8

Program executable:snagit32.exe
SnagIt 8
Path:C:\Program Files\techsmith\snagit 8\snagit32.exe
Additional files:
  • CamtasiaStudioRes.dll - Camtasia Studio (Camtasia Studio Resources)
  • EditorDotNet.dll - Snagit Editor (EditorDotNet)
  • SnagDx.dll - SNAGIT32 (SNAGDX)
  • SnagDX64.dll
  • SnagEx.dll - SnagIt Extended Window Capture DLL
  • SnagEx64.dll
  • AccessoryInstaller.dll - SnagIt (Accessory Installer)
  • CaptureDotNet.dll - Snagit (CaptureDotNet)
  • CaptureDotNetRes.dll - CaptureDotNetRes
  • CaptureInterop.dll - Capture Interoperability DLL
  • EditorInterop.dll - Editor Interoperability DLL
  • SnagAA.dll - SnagIt Active Accessibility DLL
  • SnagAA64.dll
  • SnagItBHO.dll - SnagIt Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer
  • SnagItFramePlugin.dll - SnagIt Plug-in for Adobe Framemaker
  • SnagItFramePluginRes.dll - SnagIt Plug-in for Adobe Framemaker Resource DLL
  • SnagItIEAddin.dll - SnagIt Add-in for Internet Explorer
  • SnagItIEAddinRes.dll - SnagIt Add-in for Internet Explorer Resource DLL
  • SnagItOfficeAddin.dll - SnagIt Add-In for Microsoft Office
  • SnagItOfficeAddinRes.dll - SnagIt Add-In for Microsoft Office Resource DLL
  • SnagItPI.exe - SnagIt Printer Installer
  • SnagItPt.dll - SnagIt Printer TIFF plugin
  • SnagItRes.dll - SnagIt Resource DLL
  • SnagItShellExt.dll - SnagIt Shell Extension DLL
  • SnagItUtl.dll - SnagIt Utility DLL
  • snagit.exe - SnagIt 8
  • TscHelp.exe - TechSmith HTML Help Helper
  • TSMSIhlp.EXE - TechSmith MSI Setup Helper
  • lfbmp12n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lfcal12n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • LFCMP12n.DLL
  • lfeps12n.dll
  • lffax12n.dll
  • lfgif12n.dll
  • lfica12n.dll
  • lfimg12n.dll
  • lfmsp12n.dll
  • Lfpct12n.dll
  • lfpcx12n.dll
  • Lfpng12n.dll
  • lfpsd12n.dll
  • lfras12n.dll
  • lfRaw12n.dll
  • lftga12n.dll
  • lftif12n.dll
  • lfwfx12n.dll
  • Lfwmf12n.dll
  • lfwpg12n.dll
  • LTDIS12n.dll
  • ltefx12n.dll
  • ltfil12n.DLL
  • ltimg12n.dll
  • ltkrn12n.dll
  • LTSCR12n.DLL
  • lttwn12n.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SnagItShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SnagItMainShellExt' with a class of {CF74B903-3389-469c-B3B6-0204D204FCBD}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • SnagItBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SnagIt Toolbar Loader' with the class of {00C6482D-C502-44C8-8409-FCE54AD9C208}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SnagItIEAddin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SnagIt' with the class of {8FF5E183-ABDE-46EB-B09E-D2AAB95CABE3}.
Scheduled Task
  • SnagIt32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{787833FD-70F8-4C16-83F7-77F155E06D9D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SnagIt32.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SnagIt.

How do I remove SnagIt 8?

You can uninstall SnagIt 8 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SnagIt 8, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SnagIt 8.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SnagIt 8 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.72%
Windows 10 18.50%
Windows XP 17.78%
Windows Vista 6.68%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 19.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.68%
Windows 10 Home 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.34%
  Germany 4.77%
  Canada 3.76%
  France 2.89%
  United Kingdom 2.63%
  Belgium 2.20%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Italy 1.88%
  Thailand 1.63%
  Iran 1.63%
  Switzerland 1.38%
  Australia 1.32%
  Spain 1.19%
  India 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.35%
Hewlett-Packard 26.47%
Acer 9.19%
ASUS 7.00%
Intel 3.98%
Toshiba 3.16%
Samsung 2.19%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Lenovo 1.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.68%
ASUS All Series 3.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
Gigabyte P41-ES3G 2.01%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.01%
Dell XPS 8300 2.01%

About TechSmith

Sells SnagIt, Camtasia Studio and other applications as well as hosts screencast.com, a screencast hosting service.
Publisher URL: www.techsmith.com


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